James Ray White died peacefully while at home on December 23, 2016. He was born to Emmette and Francis White.

James served his country in the National Guard for over 20 years. He loved NASCAR, especially #3, Dale Earnhardt. He also enjoyed watching many kinds of sports but was especially a fan of the Dallas Cowboys. He liked to take long walks and take in the world around him.

He is survived by his mother, Frances (Smith) White; two sisters, Linda Brunskill and Ora Loftus; three brothers, Billy White, Ronnie White, and Emmette White Jr.; nieces and nephews, Jenna Bench, Lonnie White, Jessica Rayfield, Ronnie White Jr., Carli White, Brendan White, Christine White, and many great nieces and nephews.

Services and burial will be private.